Authentic King Prawn Curry
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Serves: 4
 
This aromatic, flavourful and easy prawn curry dish is bound to get your taste buds tingling. With its use of fresh herbs, spices and no pre-bought curry pastes, you will get an authentic flavour with this south Asian classic!
Ingredients
  • • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • • 2 (330g) medium yellow onions, chopped
  • • salt to taste (2 tea spoons*)
  • • 6 table spoons vegetable or sunflower oil
  • • ½ inch ginger, finely chopped
  • • 1 cup water
  • • 1 tea spoon turmeric
  • • 1 tea spoon ground cumin
  • • 2 tea spoons ground coriander
  • • 2 tea spoons chilli powder
  • • 1 ½ tea spoon tomato puree
  • • (600g) raw king prawns (shrimp), peeled and de-veined
  • • 15 cherry tomatoes
  • • 4 green chillies
  • • ½ cup cilantro (coriander), roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. SAUTEE the garlic, onions and salt in the oil over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Stir after 2 -3 minutes have passed.
  2. ADD the ginger, ½ cup water and combine well. Cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir after 2 -3 minutes have passed.
  3. ADD the turmeric, ground cumin, ground coriander, chilli powder and combine well. Cook for 3 minutes.
  4. ADD ½ cup water, combine well and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  5. ADD the tomato puree and prawns. Combine well and cook for 5 minutes. Stir after 2 -3 minutes have passed.
  6. ADD the cherry tomatoes and green chillies. Combine well and cook for 5 minutes.
  7. TO SERVE, garnish with the cilantro and serve over warm rice or with chapattis.
Notes
*I state the amount of salt I use in all of my recipes as a reference point. However, you are free to adjust the level of salt according to your taste preferences.
Recipe by Something Tasty at http://something-tasty.com/king-prawn-curry/